History of Technology

Tech History Today October 15, 1985: IBM launches Token Ring network IBM announced, with co-developer Texas Instruments, the Token Ring network along with its PC Network software on this day in 1985. Token ring local area network (LAN) technology is a communications...
Tech History Today October 14, 2011 : Google announces shutdown of "Google Buzz" Google, on this day in 2011, officially announced the shutdown of its social media tool "Google Buzz", giving a hint towards the entry of Google+ and this marked the...
After an announcement made by the Blackberry's CEO, it's confirmed that the company is discontinuing to manufacture its smartphones. It will now outsource its smartphone manufacturing instead. Blackberry has come a long way, starting from its cool tiny two-way pager...
Tech History Today October 13, 1884: Greenwich gets adopted as the Prime Meridian Today in 1884, Geographers and astronomers adopted Greenwich as the Prime Meridian, making it the International standard for zero degrees longitude. As the United Kingdom grew into an advanced maritime...
Tech Titans School/College definitely play a phenomenal role in making a person’s life. No, I’m not just talking about the classes that you take, but those 3-4 years of reality-check you spend carving yourself into the character that goes further...
Tech History Today October 12, 1988: Steve Jobs introduces NeXT Computer Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, California. Steve Jobs shows off - to introduce the NeXT Computer at an event titled as "NeXT Introduction". The event took place on...
Tech History Today October 11, 1958: NASA's First Space Launch - Pioneer 1 NASA, the newly formed space agency of the US, launched its first spacecraft "Pioneer 1" as a part of the Pioneer Program on this day in 1958. The launch was intended...
October 10, 1980: Pacman Releases in North America The popular arcade video game 'Pacman', following its Japan release in May, debuted in North America on this day in 1980. One of the reasons that Pacman was so popular because it appealed...
Tech History Today October 9, 1876: Alexander Graham Bell makes the First Phone Call over Outdoor Wires Today, in 1876, The first two-way telephone conversation occurred over outdoor wires between Alexander Graham Bell and his assistant, Thomas Watson. They used a two-mile telegraph...
October 8, 1992: Mortal Kombat releases into Arcades. Finish him! Mortal Kombat: The video game Mortal Kombat was released into arcades on this day in 1992. One of the most popular fighting game series in the history of gaming, the...